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Is there any way programmatically to have a console app start in a minimized
Dec 6 '05 #1
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Here is an example i created for someone else in this newsgroup, it
starts CMD.exe (console), and has it run ipconfig /renew without the
window itself showing up, you can look at the code & change it to suit
your needs.

private void start()
System.Diagnostics.Process p = new
System.IO.StreamWriter sw;
System.IO.StreamReader sr;
System.IO.StreamReader err;

System.Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo psI = new
psI.UseShellExecute = false;
psI.RedirectStandardInput = true;
psI.RedirectStandardOutput = true;
psI.RedirectStandardError = true;
psI.CreateNoWindow = true;
p.StartInfo = psI;

sw = p.StandardInput;
sr = p.StandardOutput;
err = p.StandardError;

sw.AutoFlush = true;
sw.WriteLine("ipconfig /renew");

System.Diagnostics.Debug.WriteLine("Returned Info: " +
System.Diagnostics.Debug.WriteLine("Errors: " +

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